Heavenly Hot Chocolate Mix Recipe
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Heavenly Hot Chocolate Mix Recipe

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At Christmastime, I make up several batches of this hot chocolate mix to give away. I package it in clean, empty instant coffee jars and add a festive label. People frequently return the jars for refills! —Sara Tatham, Plymouth, New Hampshire
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TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:30 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES: 30 servings


  • 5 cups nonfat dry milk powder
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 2 cups instant chocolate drink mix
  • 1 cup powdered nondairy creamer
  • 1 cup malted milk powder
  • 1 cup chocolate malted milk powder
  • 1/2 cup baking cocoa

Nutritional Facts

1 cup hot chocolate: 312 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 4mg cholesterol, 269mg sodium, 66g carbohydrate (58g sugars, 2g fiber), 10g protein


  1. In a large airtight container, combine all ingredients. Store in a cool dry place for up to 2 months (mixture will settle).
  2. To prepare hot chocolate: Place 1/3 cup mix in a mug; add 3/4 cup hot water and stir until blended. Yield: 30 servings (10 cups mix).
Originally published as Heavenly Hot Chocolate Mix in Simple & Delicious December/January 2011, p13

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Reviewed Feb. 4, 2014

"I mad this for my co workers at Christmas this year. They all loved it. It has a creamy and rich chocolate flavor, and was relatively economical as well."

Reviewed Dec. 6, 2011

"[quote user="iteach5"]

Where do you buy malted milk power?
You can usually find it in the coffee isle with the teas and cocoa mixes."

Reviewed Dec. 6, 2011

"Where do you buy malted milk power?"

Reviewed Nov. 10, 2011

"Best hot chocolate mix I've ever made. A real treat around our house."

Reviewed Nov. 4, 2011

"Very good. Very rich. It can be mixed with up to 1c water and is still good. Great for gift giving!"

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